Ascend® FS10 Sit-In Angler Kayak - Titanium
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- Custom-crafted hydrodynamically shaped hull
- Large, open 37-3/4'' x 22'' cockpit
- Comfortable padded steel-frame seat
- Seat removes for use on land
- Screw Out Deck Plate Weathertight System
- Fully adjustable full-tackle rod tender
- Dual flush mount rod holders
- Hands-free adjustable foot braces
- Two cleats
- Bungee-secured storage in multipurpose sternwell and on bow
- Dual-position quick-hold paddle holders
- Left and right bungee paddle keepers
- Deep molded dual cup holders
- Two molded-over rubber grip carry handles
- Maximum weight capacity: 325 lbs.
Our Ascend kayaks are so popular, we can hardly keep them in stock! And now, the FS10, our feature-packed kayak designed for serious anglers, has been enhanced in multiple ways to make it an even better value. It starts with an advanced hull design that utilizes an extended keel with performance rocker and strakes to deliver the superior maneuverability, tracking, stability, and easy paddling when you want to get to that special spot quickly. The large open cockpit offers easy entry and exit at the shore with little restriction of movement while casting and retrieving considering the 31" width. The improved DLX removable seating system allows for all day comfort on the water or allows easy removal of the comfortable padded steel-frame seat for a quick rest ashore. The screw out deck plate with integrated weathertight storage keeps smaller items high and dry. Dual flush mount rod holders make transporting rod and reel combos easy, while the fully adjustable, light tackle rod tender holds your rod while fishing with 360º of horizontal adjustment and vertical rod tip adjustment. Two 4'' cleats provide an easy anchor for a minnow bucket or fish stringer. Dual bungee paddle keepers hold your paddle securely while fishing. Bungees over the built-in multipurpose sternwell and bow help lock down your fishing gear while moving from spot to spot. Deep molded dual cup holders and two large catch all trays in the cockpit make it easier to keep the gear you use often close at hand. The threaded and sealed drain plug allows you to quickly drain excess water. Molded-over rubber grip handles at the front and rear make carrying the FS10 easier. Made from the highest quality virgin high density linear polyethylene. Length: 10'2". Width: 31''. Cockpit: 37-3/4'' x 22''. Weight: 57 lbs. Weight with seat: 62 lbs. Made in USA. Maximum weight capacity: 325 lbs.Advanced Hull Design:
Incorporates an extended keel with performance rocker and strakes for maximum maneuvering, tracking, stability, and ease of paddling.Removable Seating System:
Advanced ergonomic design with upgraded adjustment and comfort. Deluxe seating can be utilized while ashore. Delivers maximum comfort for a full day on the water.Foot Braces:
Hands-free adjustable foot braces allow a comfortable fit for anyone approximately 5'2" to 6'6" in height.Drybag Dash Storage System:
Watertight removable deck plate with integrated watertight PVC soft storage bag.Multipurpose Sternwell:
Includes recess for 12V sealed battery, 5 gallon bucket, baitwell, milk crate, cooler, or doubles as a general space for a dry bag.Rod Tender:
A light tackle, fully adjustable rod holder with 360º horizontal movement and vertical rod tip adjustment.
Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 58
Rated 5 out of 5 by Yakenstein Great Fishing Kayak
This kayak is pretty nice for the price. I am 6'3 and I fit pretty well in this kayak. It is pretty light and easy to carry if needed. I have had this kayak in some tight places and it sneaks through with no issues. The hull is pretty tough and doesn't puncture easily. The kayak offers some customization areas for additional things like a fish finder and other yak accessories. (see video). I have had my yak for about 2 yrs and it is still going strong.
I highly recommend this kayak. It is well worth the investment. Tight Lines!
September 4, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5
by Dutch8006 Great Kayak
Decided to sell my patriot kayak and try a different style of fishing kayak and went with the Ascend fs10. Very pleased with the purchase, have taken it out to a couple of different places and it performs great on the water. Plenty of room for what I need. Caught my first redfish the other day out of it and had a blast. Of course made a few mods to it for my own personal taste. Changed out the rod holder in the front for a scotty model. I use it for salt water and fresh and am very pleased with it. One of the best features is the seat, after 18 years in the army both knees are shot along with a bad back and I cansit in this all day and fee just fine. If yo want a good fishing kayak that is easy to handle and performs well this is a great choice.
August 17, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by LorneT Great Purchase!
So, about a month ago, I purchased this kayak. I love it!! I'm actually a canoeist but broke down and bought a Kayak. Should have done this years ago. At 6ft 2in, I have no problems getting in and out. Lots of leg room and being able to adjust the foot settings is great! For that matter, so is the seat that you can take out, put on shore and sit on a rock! It handles beautifully. For lakes and rivers, I would definitely recommend this. What's really nice is I can paddle for a solid 3-4 hours without even thinking about needing to get out and stretch my legs. Looking forward to Algonquin Park in the fall to really put it through its paces!
August 5, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by bsr63 Great starter kayak.
Picked up the kayak on memorial day, and have had it on the water almost every weekend since. It has become like second nature to paddle this thing around the reservoir.
I am 5-10 and about 230 and there is room, but my feet, legs get a little cramped after several hours.
I lost an anchor, no fault to the kayak, but I was pulling on that anchor with all I had leaning to the outboard side, and it was not going to flip over. You would have to go out of your way to get wet.
I use half a paddle, one handed and get the kayak to do what I want with little effort.
Things seem a little cramped, especially the items in the rear compartment, and the bucket idea is a joke, get a milk crate.
Love it, but I am moving up to the FS12 sit on for the room and ability to move around and stand.
July 29, 2014
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